We’ve officially made it halfway through 2021, and thanks to the flexibility of virtual events and businesses picking back up again, it’s been a busy year for speaker bureaus and keynote speakers. Despite the times, a plethora of business speakers have managed to stay in demand and receive a large volume of bookings.
Introducing the Top 10 Booked Keynote Speakers of 2021 Thus Far:
Molly Bloom Inspirational Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Bestselling Author of Molly’s Game (which was adapted for Oscar nominated film)
Molly Bloom is a top inspirational keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Molly’s Game. Her memoir was adapted into an award-winning film by Aaron Sorkin. Bloom has appeared on numerous shows and in media outlets such as Ellen, Vice, The Los Angeles Times, NPR, Vulture, and has been asked to speak at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women.
Matthew Luhn Top Creativity Virtual Keynote Speaker, Director, Former Lead Storyteller and Animator at Pixar Studios
Matthew Luhn is a top innovation virtual keynote speaker and former lead animator and storyteller at Pixar Studios. Alongside his story work in Hollywood, Matthew works with Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, and other professionals to craft and tell stories that bridge the gap between business and heart to build stronger brands and business communication.
James Clear Personal Development Keynote Speaker, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Atomic Habits, Habits Expert
James Clear is a personal development keynote speaker and the author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Atomic Habits. His thought leadership regularly appears in the New York Times, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, Medium, and Time, and he is a regular guest for CBS This Morning. His entertaining talks teach audiences about small habits, decision-making, and continuous improvement.
Eric O’Neill Cybersecurity Keynote Speaker, National Security Strategist at VMWare Carbon Black, Bestselling Author, Former FBI Operative, and Inspiration for the Film Breach
Eric O’Neill is a top cybersecurity keynote speaker, former FBI counterterrorism and counterintelligence operative, bestselling author of Gray Day, and the inspiration for the film Breach. Eric is also the founder of The Georgetown Group, a premier investigative and security services firm, and a National Security Strategist for Carbon Black, the leader in next-generation endpoint security.
Kevin O’Leary Top Business Speaker, Respected Investor, Author, Venture Capitalist, and Judge on ABC’s Shark Tank and CNBC’s Money Court Reality Show
Kevin O’Leary is a top entrepreneur speaker, author, venture capitalist, guest judge on Shark Tank, and star on Money Court. Within his various television roles, his opinionated nature has won over millions, and he continues to impress his audiences with professional tips and personal anecdotes.
Heather McGowan Strategic Consultant, Amazon Best-Selling Author, Speaker, LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Influencer on Lifelong Learning & The Future of Work
Heather McGowan is a top innovation keynote speaker, author, and strategic consultant. McGowan helps leaders prepare their people and organizations for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. McGowan’s clients range from start-ups to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies, including AMP Financial, Autodesk, Biogen, Citi, Accor Hotels, AARP, The World Bank, and BD Medical.
JP Pawliw-Fry Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Thought Leader, Leadership, Performance and Change Expert
Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry is a top emotional intelligence keynote speaker, leadership thought leader, peak performance expert, and co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Performing Under Pressure. His work with leaders from Fortune 500 companies, U.S. Marines, Olympic athletes, NBA, and NFL teams has provided him with considerable opportunities to test his science-based tools in environments of high pressure.
Marc Randolph Entrepreneur Speaker, Netflix Cofounder, National Bestselling Author, Executive Mentor and Angel Investor
Marc Randolph is a top entrepreneur and innovation keynote speaker, Netflix co-founder, angel investor, and an Amazon #1 bestselling author and podcast host of That Will Never Work. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, works extensively with young entrepreneurial programs, sits on the board of the environmental advocacy group 1% for the Planet, and chairs the National Outdoor Leadership School’s Board of Trustees.
Jia Jiang Top Inspirational and Emotional Intelligence Speaker, Winner of Toastmasters Golden Gavel Award, One of the Most Viewed TED Talks: 100 Days of Rejection
Jia Jiang is a top resilience keynote speaker with one of the most viewed TED Talks and the bestselling author of Rejection Proof. In 2019, Toastmasters International awarded Jiang the Golden Gavel, which is given annually to honor the best keynote speaker in the industry. In his book, website, and talks, Jiang provides inspiration and knowledge for people and organizations to become fearless through rejection training.
Simon T. Bailey Leadership Imagineer
Simon T. Bailey is a top business keynote speaker, author, and peak performance expert. He has been named one of the top 25 people who will help you reach your business and life goals by SUCCESS magazine, joining a list that includes Brene Brown, Tony Robbins, and Oprah Winfrey.
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